STEM News Archive

Creation Crates open high school students’ STEM interests


September 22, 2020

Specially designed packages filled with a variety of simple household items provided a treasure chest of creativity and ingenuity for a group of high school students in a fun-filled summer that enriched their interests in science, technology, engineering, and mathema... Read more

San Antonio 13-year-old named one of nation’s top STEM students

Ben Spicer

September 22, 2020

SAN ANTONIO – An eighth-grader at a San Antonio middle school has been named a Top 30 finalist in a premier national STEM competition.   Joanna Sohn, a student at Keystone School, was named a finalist for Broadcom MASTERS, a program that encourages... Read more

Schmitt delivers funds for Goshen school district for high-tech lab

Mid Hudson News


September 21, 2020

GOSHEN – Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (R – New Windsor) has secured $50,000 for the Goshen Central School District to purchase and install an aviation, drone flight, and cybersecurity lab at Goshen High School.   The funds will provide what is n... Read more

Zane Trace [Middle School] STEM students create alternative paper using local resources

Chillicothe Gazette

Toria Barnhart

September 20, 2020

KINNIKINNICK — A week behind the rest of their classmates and struggling to commit to an idea, two former Zane Trace Middle School students turned their neighborhood into an award-winning science fair project.   Now freshmen at the high school, Wya... Read more

Oklahoma Partnership for Expanded Learning gets multiyear grant to support STEM learning

Tulsa World


September 16, 2020

The STEM Next Opportunity Fund on Wednesday announced a multiyear grant to the Oklahoma Partnership for Expanded Learning (OPEL) as part of the Million Girls Moonshot.   The Intel Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have joined STEM Next... Read more

Elmore County schools making strides in STEM education

The Wetumpka Herald

Briana Wilson

September 16, 2020

Elmore County Schools is making major progress when it comes to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.   STEM director Tracy Wright is busy working behind the scenes alongside other educators to help STEM become engrained in the educ... Read more

STEMIEfest offers free virtual STEM programs for young children with disabilities this week

Sarah Lindenfeld Hall

September 14, 2020

The STEM Innovation for Inclusion in Early Education Center, or STEMIE, at UNC-Chapel Hill is hosting a series of virtual programs this week for young kids with disabilities and the adults who live and work with them.   STEMIEfest and MakerFest are offer... Read more

Northwestern Medicine Discovery program expanded to McHenry County students

Northwest Herald

Sam Lounsberry

September 13, 2020

A new program at Northwestern Medicine hospitals in Woodstock, McHenry and Huntley will give high school sophomores and juniors considering a future in health care exposure to science, technology, engineering and math.   Dubbed the Northwestern Medicine ... Read more

LCPS [Las Cruces Public Schools] named School District of the Year for STEM outreach

Las Cruces Sun-News


September 09, 2020

LAS CRUCES - Las Cruces Public Schools was named School District of the Year at the 2020 STEMy Awards, presented by the Air Force Research Labs New Mexico Tech Engagement Office. This is the first time a school district has been recognized in the statewide Science Te... Read more

Nevada 4-H partners with AmeriCorps to bring opportunities to inner-city youth

Nevada Today

Claudene Wharton

September 08, 2020

University of Nevada, Reno Extension has been awarded a $280,000 AmeriCorps Program grant to expand its Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program in Clark County to engage more youth in underserved, inner-city areas of Las Vegas in STEM, civic engagement and other activit... Read more

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